Deputies Shoot Suspect During Trespassing Call

Suspect In Critical Condition; Very Few Details Released

An unidentified suspect was shot by Santa Barbara Sheriff’s deputies last night off Padaro Lane near Carpinteria. The suspect is in critical condition; no deputies were injured.

According to Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Kelly Hoover, deputies responded at around 7:45 p.m. to the 3200 block of Beach Club Drive on a report of a possible trespasser. “During the investigation, an officer involved shooting took place,” Hoover said in a prepared statement, explaining no other information on the incident is being released at this time. She said the Sheriff’s Office may issue another statement later in the day.

To submit a comment on this article, email or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email

event calendar sponsored by:

Town Hall Jumble — A Review

Answers rained down like a winter storm, but what was the question?

California State Senate Bill Seeks Automatic Enrollment for Emergency Alerts

SB 821 would also allow residents to opt out.

Peabody Stadium Landscaping Slightly Over Budget

The school board approved paying the $77,000 overrun with contingency funds.

Naloxone Saves Another

A trained deputy administered the nasal spray to an overdosed male in Goleta.

Cop Dog Helps Drug Bust in Montecito

A convicted felon was caught with heroin, cash, and a handgun.